On February 14, 2014, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 7 inCertain Thermal Support Devices For Infants, Infant Incubators, Infant Warmers, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-896).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 29, 2013 complaint filed by Draeger Medical Systems, Inc. (“Draeger”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain thermal support devices for infants, infant incubators, infant warmers, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,483,080 and 7,335,157.  According to the Notice of Investigation, the Commission identified Atom Medical International, Inc. (“Atom”) as the sole respondent in this investigation.  See our August 30, 2013 and October 21, 2013 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.

According to Order No. 7, Draeger and Atom filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.  ALJ Pender granted the motion, agreeing that the terms of the settlement have no negative effect on the public health and welfare or competitive conditions in the U.S.